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Sep 29, 2012 6:30pm EDT
up. he will assess it objectively. he will make decisions based upon the data and apply the law. if you do that in this case, there is reasonable justification for continuation of the end exclusivity region of the end exclusivity ban. -- of the exclusivity ban. this is been the position in the proceeding. our order lasts until 2018. forever it applies to, it applies to. after that time, we should be treated like everybody else. if people believe that it is appropriate for it to continue, and they need to go back to congress and get different legislation. the current legislation does not support the ban and the current competitive posture. >> what happens when october 5 rolls around? do we suddenly see several? >> i do not think so. the fears had been overstated. i do not know for sure. the marketplace is that many of these networks require broad distribution to be successful. exclusivity marrow's this. to get the economic equivalent of a broadly distributed channel when you enter into an exclusive arrangement results and a large aphelion -- a feeling it. i am not sure what the a
Oct 1, 2012 8:00am EDT
to apply the law. and if you do that in this case, there is no reasonable justification for a continuation of the exclusivity ban. so i think, i think the chairman's order as you describe it, um, is the appropriate course of action to take. um, you know, are -- and that's been comcast's position in the proceeding. um, life is long. as you note, our order lasts until 2018. and so for whatever it applies to over that period of time, it applies to. but after that period of time, we should be treated like everybody else, um, and, again, if people believe that it is appropriate for the exclusivity ban to continue, they need to go back to congress and to get different legislation than the legislation that exists now. because the current legislation simply does not support the exclusivity ban and the current competitive posture of the marketplace. >> so what happens when october 5th rolls around and it expires presumably? do we suddenly see several exclusive contracts out there? >> guest: i don't think so. i think the fears there have been overstated, but i obviously don't know for sure. i think
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
journal" tomorrow morning, we'll examine the health care law that presidential candidate mitt romney signed into law when he was governor of massachusetts. our guest is boston herald reporter christine mcconnell. we'll be joined by howard kertz and lauren ashburn of the daily download to look at the use of social media in the presidential campaign. and we'll discuss the college board's recent report on how high school students are doing on the s.a.t.s. our guest is college board vice president james montoya. washington journal journal is live on c-span every day at 7 a.m. eastern. >>> tuesday the new america foundation looks at the role of money in the 2012 elections. panelists include former sec chairman trevor potter. live coverage starting at 12:15 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> every generation through our history has worked and sacrificed to leave a better country to their children, their grandchildren and future generations. we're spending their money, we are now even more, much more spending their money, and we are leaving them a mess that will be a very difficult to deal with, a
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